Shimano Liga powered by SIXT is a non-profit race series driven by the Danish MTB Committee in cooperation with the Danish MTB clubs and the Danish Cycling Federation (DCU).  

The race series has UCI World Ranking points for the Elite classes (Men, Women, and U19). 

DCU points for the national rankings as you know them from the traditional DCU races, are awarded to classes:

Men A
Men B
Men C
Master 40 (men and women)
Master 50 (men and women)
Master 60 (men)
Women A
Women B
U19 (men and women)
U17, U15, U13, U11 (boys and girls) 


Rules

In general the rules for DCU / UCI apply for the races.

To get the pricemoney the rider has to state their account information upon registration and the first three riders shall be at the ceremony, otherwise the price goes to the organisation.

If you’re still in doubt, please feel free to contact us info@mtbliga.dk 

Classes, age group and riding time

Notice: See if there is any motion (no licens) start under “Races” and each races’ proportions. You can also sign up for a one day licens (only Danish riders) see FAQ. 

U11 – Youth – 10 or below – 00:30
U13 – Youth- 11-12 years – 00:40
U15 – Youth – 13-14 years – 00:45
U17 – Youth – 15-16 years – 01:00

Make notice. Due to UCI-rules:

The duration of cross-country Olympic form at races must lie within the following ranges or as close as possible to them. 

The duration of cross-country Olympic form 

U19 – Juniors Men/Women – 17-18 years – 1:00-1:15
H40 – Elite, Master – 40+ years – 1:15-1:30
H50 – Elite, Master – 50+ years – 1:15-1:30
H60 – Elite, Master – 60+ years – 1:00-1:15
Women Elite – 19+ years – 1:30-1:45
Women B – 19+years – 1:15-1:30
Women 40 – 40+years – 1:15-1:30
Men Elite A, U23 – 19+ years – 1:30-1:45
Men B + U23 – 19+ years – 1:15-1:30
Men C + U23 – 19+ years – 1:15-1:30


Points awarded

The points are awarded in respect to the DCU points system. You can see the complete list in the rules-link above, but it goes as follows:

Position, Points
1st – 200
2nd – 170
3rd – 150
4th – 130
5th – 110
6th – 100
7th – 90
8th – 80
9th – 70
10th – 68
11th – 66
12th – 64
13th – 62
14th – 60
15th – 58 …

There are points awarded for the first 42 riders in each class!

Press & contact
Communication, sponsors & press: info@mtbliga.dk
Results/timing, chip & license: info@mtbliga.dk